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Country star and hit Elvis songwriter Mac Davis dies at 78

28 days ago   |   By My Sanantonio

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Country star Mac Davis, who crafted the Elvis hits “A Little Less Conversation” and “In the Ghetto” before launching his own successful artist career, has died. He was 78.
His longtime manager Jim Morey said in a press release that Davis died in Nashville on Tuesday after heart surgery and was surrounded by family and friends.
Davis had a long and varied career in music for decades as a writer, singer, actor and TV host and was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2006. He was named 1974's entertainer of the year by the Academy of Country Music after the success...
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Songwriter Mac Davis, Responsible for Elvis and Kenny Rogers Hits, Has Died at 78

28 days ago   |   By Vanity Fair

The “ol' country boy from Lubbock, Texas” wrote a string of hits, then started a recording and acting career of his own.
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Legendary country music singer-songwriter Mac Davis dies at 78

Legendary country music singer-songwriter Mac Davis dies at 78

28 days ago   |   By WGN TV

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Mac Davis, the singer-songwriter behind some of country music's most iconic hits, died Tuesday in Nashville after undergoing heart surgery.
The Country Music Association announced the 78-year-old's death late Tuesday night.
"Today, our Country community lost an amazing entertainer, songwriter and artist," Sarah Trahern, the CMA's CEO  wrote. "His timeless artistry will be sorely missed."
We are heartbroken by the passing of legendary singer-songwriter and former CMAawards host Mac Davis. Our sincere condolences go out to his family and friends during this difficult time...
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